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Democrats run scared over census citizenship question

Apparently, asking people in the U.S. whether they are citizens of the U.S. or not, in the decennial census, is presenting a big crisis for Democrats.

According to left-leaning Mike Allen’s top ten morning stories, citing a New York Times article:

5. Dems fear immigrants will skip 2020 census

“At least 12 states signaled … that they would sue to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, arguing that the change would cause fewer Americans to be counted and violate the Constitution,” the N.Y. Times reports:

  • Why it matters: The question could discourage immigrant participation.
  • “The Constitution requires that every resident of the United States be counted in a decennial census, whether or not they are citizens.”
  • “The results are used not just to redraw political boundaries from school boards to House seats, […]

 

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